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Continental Shift Engineer

Job reference: 003646

Closing date: 15/02/2021

Salary: £31,439.55 + 30%

Department: Support Services

Hours per week: 42

Continental shift engineer (Mechanical or Electrical)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within Support Services, at our Shaw Distribution Centre for an experienced, passionate, time-served Mechanical or Electrical Engineer to join our Maintenance department. The shift pattern will be a continental shift, covering site requirements for a 24/7 operation  (Average of 42 hours per week). It's important to note that you might be required to cover all shifts for holidays and sickness.

You will support the Team Leader in achieving business and departmental goals/objectives by performing reactive, predictive and planned maintenance on all site and facilities as required.

In addition to this, you will also:

Carry out the daily maintenance tasks as allocated by either the Assistant Team Leader or Team Leader on fixed plant covering a diverse range of electrical, control, hydraulic pneumatic and mechanical systems that are subject to infinite variety of breakdowns that can occur at any time    To ensure all daily planned and routine work is completed and to ensure that all breakdowns are attended to and rectified in a line with departmental objectives in a safe manner, causing minimum downtime and preventing business disruption.

  • Mentor and manage the apprentices, ensuring they work safely, and assist them in achieving their required practical experience for their course work.
  • Assist with project workloads as required.
  •  Assist the Team Leader/ Assistant Team Leader  to Ensure recommended and additional spares where required are in the stores, recording and managing spares usage in line with stores procedures and the purchasing system.
  • Assist lead, motivate, and discipline the team of apprentices, against departmental responsibilities, objectives and KPI, s (Key performance indicators).                                                                                                          
  • Promote continuous improvements and change through own initiatives.
  • Actively promote Health and Safety within the team ensuring standard activities have been assessed and have SOP, S written for them. (Standard operating procedures.)
  • Ensure an effective fault response service is available at all times in line with departmental objectives.
  • Maintain a hands on role to ensure technical and practical help is provided when necessary
  • Analyse performance in order to review team skills and therefore optimise performance levels.
  • Must maintain the availability of business critical plant to prevent disruption.
  • Ensure all relevant H&S regulations and safe systems of work are adhered to.
  • Pass on own experience by giving the necessary training to other engineers.

What we're looking for:

  • To understand why we are here, which is to provide a 1st class support in a heavily automated environment to operations.
  • Has an accurate understanding of the engineering function and where it fits in the organization as a whole.
  • Proven ability to work in a multiskilled team.
  • Substantial Electrical/or Mechanical fitting skills and experience.
  • Can effectively communicate within the team and with other cross functional departments.
  • Heights-working on cranes up to 15M, working from fixed and mobile platforms and scaffolding, use of ladders and stairs for access, working on roofs.
  • Working outside-occasional work outside on plant equipment and site facilities.
  • Professional attitude with plenty of drive and enthusiasm
  • A minimum of 5 years gained within an engineering role involving automated equipment.

If you believe that you have what it takes to be in a role like this, we want to hear from you!

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown


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